Former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, has denied possession of six properties EFCC operatives sealed off at present claiming that they belong to him.
There have been reviews earlier at present that some properties linked to the governor in Abuja and Ekiti state, had been sealed off with the signal ”EFCC, Preserve off” positioned on them. The sealing of the properties could also be linked to a courtroom order which authorised the seizure of the properties suspected to have been constructed with corrupt proceeds. Recall that Fayose is standing trial for a N2.2 billion fraud perpetrated whereas in workplace.
Reacting to the information, Fayose in an announcement launched by his media aide, Lere Olayinka, denied possession of the sealed properties. He stated the company went about sealing off properties belonging to harmless residents.
“I’ve simply been knowledgeable that operatives of the EFCC are going about sealing homes of harmless individuals within the state, beneath the guise that the homes are linked to me. That is one other wild goose chase and the same old media marketing campaign in opposition to my particular person.
It’s only in our nation that an anti corruption company will first go about sealing homes earlier than figuring out the possession, which may be completed so simply by visiting related companies. I’m subsequently, informing the general public forward of their regular blackmail and media trial. Please word that not one of the property in query is owned by me and the information are there for anybody that’s to see.
The EFCC is suggested to cease going about on the lookout for methods to malign my particular person simply due to their hatred as a results of my uncompromising stands on nationwide points. Even when the fee is being pressured from ‘above’ to persecute me in any respect price, it ought to at the least, do its job diligently to save itself from persistent embarrassment”.